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DIY Fall Dog Treat Recipes

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: DIY Fall Dog Treat Recipes

Spoil your dog with these DIY fall treats
Pup treat board inspo!

Fall is finally here and it is the perfect season to indulge not only in all things pumpkin spice, but also in delightful homemade treats for your furry friends. With the crisp autumn air comes a plethora of seasonal ingredients that dogs love just as much as we do.

In this blog, we're sharing some easy and delicious DIY dog treat recipes featuring fall favorites like pumpkin, apples, and sweet potatoes. Spoil your Sappy Paws pup with these healthy, homemade goodies that are sure to be instant favorites!

Make these cute paw print treats with just a few ingredients!
Apple Carrot Crunchers

First on the menu! Apple Carrot Crunchers:

  • 1 cup grated apple (remove seeds and core)

  • 1 cup grated carrot

  • 2 cups oat flour


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Combine grated apple, grated carrot, and oat flour in a bowl. Mix until a sticky dough forms.

  3. Roll the dough into small balls and place them on the baking sheet.

  4. Flatten each ball with a fork to create a cookie shape. You can also use these cute paw print molds (linked here)!

  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

  6. Let the treats cool before sharing!

Delicious and easy homemade dog treats
Pumpkin PeanutButter Bites

Pumpkin Peanut Butter Bites:

  • 1 cup pureed pumpkin

  • ½ cup natural peanut butter (unsalted, no added sugar)

  • 1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a bowl, mix pumpkin and peanut butter until well combined.

  3. Gradually add flour, stirring until a dough forms.

  4. Roll out the dough on a floured surface or use cookie cutters to create fun shapes.

  5. Place the treats on the baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

  6. Let them cool completely before treating your pup!

Easy sweet potato dog treats
A crowd favorite - sweet potato chews!

Last but not least, Sweet Potato Chewies:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into ¼ inch thick rounds


  1. Preheat your oven to 250°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Arrange sweet potato rounds on the baking sheet in a single layer.

  3. Bake for 2-3 hours, flipping the rounds halfway through, until they are dried and chewy.

  4. Let them cool completely before giving them to your dog. Store in an airtight container. These are a favorite here at Sappy Paws!

These homemade fall dog treats are not only tasty but also packed with nutrients, making them a healthy alternative to store-bought treats. Your sweet pup will appreciate the effort, and you'll have the satisfaction of knowing exactly what goes into their snacks. Enjoy the season with your pup and treat them to these easy DIY fall treats! Happy snacking!

- Sappy Paws Pups, Lebanon Oregon

(Havapoo, Cavapoo and Aussalier puppies, available in Oregon)

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